Your Ideal Wine Choice According to Your Zodiac Sign

Dec 7, 2016

When in moderation, wine is good for us. It turns out, your zodiac sign can help you choose the perfect wine just for you. Believe it or not, but why not check it out? A glass of wine, anyone? Here is what your zodiac sign says about your wine choice.

1 Aries – Malbec or Viognier

Robust Malbec is like holding a goblet of energy and liquid confidence. Spicy, acidic, and lively, Malbec is a wine that stands alone. Consider Viognier the more voluptuous and luscious cousin of Chardonnay. Never boring, Viognier is adventurous as it blends creaminess with hints of juicy fruits (mango, kiwi, pear). This wine is rarely oaked. It just too much personality for that.

Why these two wines for Aries? Everyone knows that the ram is dynamic, passionate, and independent. An Aries never backs down, and neither do the flavors of Malbec and Viognier wines.

2 Taurus – Pinot Noir or Chardonnay

Ah, pinot noir, the sui generis of the wine world. Reliable and always good with whatever it is paired with, pinot noir usually pleases everyone. Though the grapes are one of the more difficult to grow, the result is an earthy wine with berry undertones.

For the white option, chardonnay is always a wonderful choice. Chardonnay is a balance of flavors. Velvety yet woody. For that reason, it is a wine that pairs well with a variety of dishes without overloading the taste combinations.

Why these picks for Taurus? Being that Taurus is tenacious, steadfast, and ambitious, the sign needs wines that are the same. For that reason, higher grades of pinot noir and chardonnay are just the thing to placate Taurus need for the finer things while satisfying the bull’s practicality.

3 Gemini – Pinot Grigio or Cabernet

Pinot Grigio is a well-known wine that has a knack for blending into other types, highlighting key flavors in entrees, and is has an acidic edge that repeatedly wakes up the drinker. No wonder Pinot Grigio is a favorite everywhere.

Where Cabernet a human, they’d be extroverted, the life of any party. The complexity of Cabernet is only something that speaks of intensity but sweetness and all those layers give it some mystique.

Why these wines for Gemini? Expressiveness and quick wit is something that every Gemini has. Gemini is also a sweet and sour personality, making it pair up naturally with the immediate sweetness then snappy finish of Pinot Grigio. As for Cabneret, the duality of the wine’s flavors match Gemini’s dynamism perfectly.

4 Cancer – Riesling or Pink Moscato

Riesling is a German wine, and so one would anticipate it to have some austerity. However, it is very aromatic, and the wine is likened to fruit nectar mixed with vitality. Yet, the final sips will begin to reveal a pleasant dryness to balance out the sweet. Pink Moscato is a classic. This wine is also the middle ground, kind of like a responsible sibling, and is neither too sugary nor too dry.

So why these for Cancer? Although Cancer’s sign is a crab, there’s nothing crabby about it. Cancers are strong-willed, caring, and compassionate. People under this sign value the classics, and so Pink Moscato matches up. But Cancer also delights in the sweeter things, like Riesling, once they have handled business.

5 Leo – Shiraz or Merlot

Shiraz (also called Syrah) is like wealth in a cup. The flavors a rich, inspiring, and full. Despite that, Shiraz has a way of blending with dozens of foods with overpowering the accents. On the other hand, Merlot is the king. When someone orders a Merlot, the spotlight turns towards them. It is a dignified, smooth wine that attracts many.

Whey these wines for Leo? Both of these luscious reds have high levels of tannins, making them robust and fulfilling, just like Leo Also, because Merlot is so likable, and Leo is known as one of the most friendly of signs, the two are perfect. For when Leo is feeling extra royal, a glass of Shiraz is better than any crown.

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6 Virgo – Red or White Moscato

Red Moscato is refreshing, bright, yet somehow finds a perfect balance between fruity flavors of cherry and strawberry and citrus undertones. It is a deceptively romantic wine.

As for white Moscato, the flavors of peach and orange blossoms of key. It is one of the oldest cultivated varieties, and so White Moscato is often one of the most reliable in terms of taste.

Why these two for Virgo? This sign is the perfectionist. Virgo is often thought of as pragmatic and cold, but they are secretly sweet and sensitive. The sweetness of Moscato varieties plays up that feature of their personalities, while the stability of Moscato wine favors their thriftiness.

7 Libra – Lambrusco or Riesling

The sparkling red known as Lambrusco is the ultimate balancing act. Varieties range from dry to sweet, depending on the drinkers’ preferences. Lambrusco knows how to bring people together. Riesling is another type of balancing act. For the same reasons Cancer should drink this wine, Libra is the same. Dry and sweet cut down the middle.

Why these wines for Libra? The scales of the stars know how to find equilibrium in every circumstance. Riesling fulfills Libras need for balance, while a bubbly Lambrusco satisfies the Libra’s need to entertain and have fun.

8 Scorpio – Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Noir

Sauvignon Blanc is the open book of the wine world. Dry yet remarkable, it is an honest type that attracts seasoned drinkers. Pinot Noir is, again, the wine that pleases everyone. But more than that, it is a wine with personality. It is engaging, lush, and very potent.

Why these choices for Scorpio? So, while Scorpio is known to be somewhat confrontational, this sign is passionate, intrepid, and gives you nothing but honesty. That is Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Scorpio also loves to indulge, so Pinot Noir hits the spot.

9 Sagittarius – Chardonnay or Albarino

A Chardonnay that is buttery and full-bodied can tackle many social gatherings and outings. It is simple yet complete. Albarino is a bit wilder than Pinot Grigio. The soft texture goes down easy, and the aromatic scent hints at apples and salt.

Where these wines for Sagittarius? These signs are all about adventure, freedom, and having a good time. Both Chardonnay and Albarino are subtle in flavor but always a versatile, wonderful pick.

10 Capricorn – Cabernet Sauvignon or Sauvignon Blanc

Cabernet Sauvignon comes from a grape with thick skin, rich, bold flavor, and tradition. These wines pair up with favorite pairings, like meat and potatoes. Moreover, Sauvignon Blanc is a time-honored, respected style of wine. The flavors of distinguished. Plus, this wine happens to be one of the most affordable types.

Why these for Capricorn? Known as a determined, efficient, and financially stable sign, Capricorn’s tend to value tradition and practicality. All these things are what makes Cabernet and Sauvignon Blanc so special.

11 Aquarius – Orange Wine or Red Moscato

No, the orange wine has nothing to do with oranges. Orange wine is made when the skins of white grapes are left on and was traditionally fermented in clay vessels underground. These wines are nutty, earthy, and just slightly tart. Red Moscato goes above conventional Moscato. The sweet yet smooth flavor of this wine make it rather unique.

Why these wines for Aquarius? This zodiac happens to be one of the most out-of-box individuals in astrology. Aquarius is an imaginative character, independent and distinct. It only makes sense that this sign aims for the most contemporary wines out there.

12. Pisces – Rose or Rioja

Rose is a summertime wine that often features fruity notes like strawberry. The flavors, though light, tend to linger on the palate. On the other hand, Rioja is bold and deep, just like Pisces’ capacity for emotion. There is a bit of bite, especially when mixed with Spanish tempranillos or Chinon reds, but it is a delicious one.

Why these picks for Pisces? Because Pisces is an intuitive, gentle sign, the tender flavors of Rose when chilled match up well. As for Rioja, its complementary nature but solid flavor pair up well with Pisces’ artistic attributes and open mind.

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With a wide variety of wine, it is hard to choose the best one. Whether you are a wine junkie or you simply are looking for your ideal holiday drink, consider the wines mentioned in the article. Who knows, maybe your zodiac sign will help you find what you are looking for. So, which wine is your favorite?